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Australian Trucking Association, with Trucksafe

ATA joins the National Road Safety Partnership Programme
The latest to join the National Road Safety Partnership Programme is the Australian Trucking Association, with Trucksafe.

Safety has always been at the centre of the Australian Trucking Associations strategic agenda and is TruckSafe’s core business. This merger joins the Australian Trucking Association with the National Roads Safety Partnership Programme seamlessly. The NRSPP’s objective is to break down knowledge barriers to facilitate an information transfer across all industries to address managing risks and reducing the road toll.

Manager of the National Road Safety Partnership Programme Jerome Carslake has welcomed the Australian Trucking Association as it’s …

ProVia Wheel Speed Sensors

WABCO Develops New ProVia Wheel Speed Sensors
As trailer trucks have multiple wheels, it’s vital that they are all synchronised in their pace and function to ensure road safety.

This can be especially crucial when a driver moves from partial to all-wheel drive, or when the driver shifts gears. Wheel speed sensors are an essential part of this process. If a driver is looking for compliant truck parts in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, WABCO is a haven for ProVia wheel speed sensors. They come in 17 variants that cut across 105 of OEM trucks.

ProVia sensors guarantee full safety and …

Another WABCO Update

WABCO Updates its ProVia Cab Levelling Valves
Over the years, WABCO has established itself as a quality supplier of truck parts. Since many consumers associate quality with high cost, WABCO took a step to assuage their concerns and make itself more accessible. In 2016, it introduced the ProVia line of high quality, low-cost vehicle parts. It offers the heavy vehicle industry premium parts at budget prices.

If you’re shopping for truck parts in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth, you can access a reliable supply of ProVia cabin levelling valve. Their features include a safety guarantee and the promise of a quieter …

Premium Parts At Affordable Prices

WABCO Upgrades its ProVia Clutch Servos
While an increasing number of passenger vehicles are going automatic and electric, trucks still require manual operation. The weight, bulk, and complexity require a skilled driver who knows both the truck and the roads. And since the clutch is the centre of any manual vehicle, compliant clutch servos become a critical truck component.
When it comes to truck parts in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide, suppliers swear by ProVia clutch servos. This budget brand from WABCO offers superior quality and pocket-friendly prices. The clutch servos are consistent and universal, effortlessly fitting any truck brand. …

Clean Air With Hengst Cabin Filters

Hengst Sets New Standard With Cabin Filters
Trucks, as well as cars, have come a long way in terms of comfort and convenience. In addition to enhanced engine power and improved fuel efficiency, certain luxury features are now considered standard. These features are being improved every day, to enhance your driving experience. For instance, car sickness can be significantly reduced by properly maintained cabin filters.

Car sickness isn’t just a result of motion. It can be triggered by petrol fumes and other odours which cause nausea. Using high-quality vehicle components can significantly reduce this problem. Cabin filters, in particular, go a long …

Commitment To Road Reform Is Finally Here

ATA Welcomes Road Reforms Engagement
Recently the Australian Government’s commitment to engaging with the trucking industry on road reforms was welcomed by Geoff Crouch, Chair of the Australian Trucking Association.

Mr Crouch stated – *Road reform is complex, and the Australian Trucking Association welcomes the Government’s commitment to engage with the industry – on the National Heavy Vehicle Charging Pilot*.

Initially, the pilot is due to run through to 2020 with a commitment to include the chance for heavy vehicle operators to both influence and test the system. Of course, there will be a range of issues that will need to be worked …

New to the Wabco Collection

Wabco Product Update
When it comes to trailers the ability to monitor a range of conditions and functions is important, after all, the goal of every truck owner is to reduce the costs associated with operating a truck while improving the efficiency of the truck on the road. Previously if you wanted to monitor a function, it was achieved by either a multi-purpose device, which was often difficult to use or through a trailer mounted device.

New to the Wabco collection is the Wabco Smartboard; this device combines all the functions of a range of trailer monitoring devices that were once separately …

The All New Levelling Valve

WABCO Introduces New Levelling Valve
For heavy vehicles getting the right parts is essential. One slip up on the road could lead to massive fatalities and property damage. To make matters worse, using unsanctioned parts can void a warranty and cause problems with your insurance claims. You should always get compliant parts and have them correctly installed.

The question is: how can you tell the parts are ‘right’? If you’re hunting for truck parts, mechanics and industry insiders will suggest that you begin with trusted brands like WABCO.

If you approach an authorised aftermarket parts outlet, you can get original WABCO, Hino, …

Volvo’s 60,000 Vehicles

Volvo’s Truck Manufacturing in Queensland Hits 60,000 Vehicles
With other vehicle manufacturing plants closing across Australia, you wouldn’t think that in another part of Australia that operations are kicking it into high gear. But, in fact, that is definitely the case in one small town in Queensland – Wacol. In this town, something a little bit remarkable in the current climate has happened. Vehicle manufacturing is stepping it up a notch.

At the Volvo Group Australia’s production facility, they’ve recently celebrated hitting 60,000 trucks being produced in the plant. While the regular car industry has slowed production to a halt, the truck …

Much Needed Updates

WABCO Product Updates
WABCO has recently released two new truck parts which can be purchased directly from Wabco distributors.

When it comes to aftermarket truck parts a new Volvo Hand Brake Valve has been released. WABCO has released two variants for Volvo vehicles. These variants have been redesigned and re-released for the Independent Aftermarket to ensure full compliance with original equipment standards.

The two variants released by WABCO are technically identical to the current Original Equipment hand brake valves on the market. The only difference is the removal of the original branding logo.

When it comes to function, absolutely nothing has changed. The handbrake …

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